Translation of "top" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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topnoun

uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/

top noun (HIGHEST PART)

A2 [ C ] the highest place or part

頂;頂端;頂部
She waited for me at the top of the stairs. 她在樓梯梯頂位置等我。
There were flags on the tops of many of the buildings. 許多大樓的樓頂都有旗子。
There was a pile of books on top of (= on) the table. 桌上有一堆書。

[ C ] the flat upper surface of something

上表面
The top of the table/desk was badly scratched. 桌面/課桌面劃得很厲害。

More examples

  • From the top of the Empire State Building, you can see the full extent of Manhattan.
  • She had her hair all piled up on top of her head.
  • Their house is on the top of a hill.
  • She showed me to an attic bedroom at the top of the house.
  • The cloud lifted, and the tops of the mountains suddenly came into view .

top noun (CLOTHES)

B1 [ C ] any piece of light clothing worn on the part of the body above the waist

上裝,上衣
a skimpy top 暴露的上裝
a pyjama top 睡衣上裝
I need a top to go with these trousers. 我需要一件上衣配這條褲子。

More examples

  • I was wearing a warm top.
  • She left her tracksuit top at the gym.
  • I haven't got a top that goes with this skirt.

top noun (LID)

C1 [ C ] the cover or lid used to close a container or pen

蓋,頂蓋
a screw-on top 螺旋蓋
a bottle top 瓶蓋
a pen top 筆帽

More examples

  • I dropped the bottle top under the table.
  • Make sure you do the top up properly.
  • Has this box got a top?

top noun (MOST IMPORTANT)

the top C2 [ S ]

the most important position in a group or organization

最重要的職位;最高的地位
At 40, he was at the top of his profession. 40歲時,他處於職場生涯的頂峰。
Life at the top is stressful. 身居高位壓力很大。

top noun (TOY)

[ C ] a spinning top

陀螺

top noun (LEAVES)

tops [ plural ]

the leaves of a vegetable plant grown mainly for its roots

根菜植物的葉子,上部,蓋子(主要為利用其根部而種植的植物的葉子)
We fed the rabbit some beetroot tops. 我們拿一些甜菜葉子餵這隻兔子。
If you put carrot tops in water they start to grow. 胡蘿蔔葉子放在水中就會生長。

topadjective [ before noun ]

uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/

top adjective [ before noun ] (HIGHEST PART)

B1 [ before noun ] at the highest part of something

頂端的;頂部的
There's a dirty mark on the top left-hand corner of the picture. 照片的左上角有一處汙跡。
The offices are on the top floor of the building. 辦公室在大樓的頂層。
He was standing on the top rung of a ladder. 他站在梯子的最高一級。
The ball curled into the top corner of the net.

More examples

  • The top few buttons on his shirt were open, revealing a mat of dark hair on his chest.
  • The top deck of the bus was always full of people smoking.
  • The burglars gained entry by a top window.
  • Apply a fine line of highlighter along the middle of your top lip.
  • The tune was pitched too high for me to reach the top notes.

top adjective [ before noun ] (UPPER PART)

in the part nearest to the highest part; in the upper part

上面的;頂上的
The top few steps were damaged and broken. 上面幾級梯級受損斷了。

topadjective, adverb

uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/

B1 (in the position of being) most important or successful; best

最重要的(地);最成功的(地);最好的(地)
So what would be your top choice of a place to go on holiday? 那麼你渡假的首選地是哪裡?
As a chess player he's among the top ten percent in the country. 他的國際象棋水準居該國前10%之列。

B1 Top people, organizations, or activities are the most important or successful ones.

(人、機構、活動)最重要的,最成功的
top athletes/executives 頭號選手/頂級經理人
top jobs 高級職位
top schools 一流大學
at top speed

as fast as possible

全速
The train thundered through the station at top speed. 火車全速隆隆地駛過車站。
be/come top

B2 UK to be the student with the best results

考第一名,成績最好
She came top (of the class) in English. 她在班裡英語成績最好。
Sam was top at/in Science. 薩姆自科學課考了第一。
on top form UK US in top form

feeling or doing things as well as possible

處於最佳狀態
Paul's back on top form after his illness. 保羅病癒後又恢復到了最佳狀態。

More examples

  • Increasing the number of women in top management jobs will be a slow process.
  • I'd put him among the top six tennis players of all time.
  • The car has a top speed of 155 miles per hour.
  • She won the top prize.
  • Matthew Le Tissier was Southampton's top goalscorer that season.
  • Clubs who finish in the top four qualify to play in the Champions League.

topadjective, exclamation

uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/ UK informal

excellent

極好的
"How was your party?" "Top, mate." 「你的派對怎麼樣?」「好得很,老兄。」
"You coming, then? " "Yeah, top!" 「這麼說,你要來?」「是的,太好了!」

topverb

uk /tɒp/ us /tɑːp/ -pp-

top verb (HIGHEST PART)

C2 [ T ] also top off to be on the upper surface of something, especially as a decoration

(尤指作為裝飾)存在於…的上表面
The dessert was topped off with whipped cream and pieces of fruit. 這份甜點上塗了鮮奶油,放了幾塊水果。

More examples

  • The mountains were topped with snow.
  • Their party has topped all the recent polls.
  • The coffee was topped with a swirl of cream.
  • The book topped the bestseller list for weeks.

top verb (MOST IMPORTANT)

C2 [ T ] to be the most important, most successful, etc.

為…之首
The song topped the charts (= sold the largest number of recordings) for five weeks. 這張唱片五周以來一直位居銷售排行榜之首。
She topped the bill (= was the most important act in the show). 她是主演。

top verb (BEST)

[ T ] to do, pay, etc. more or better than anyone else

超過;高過;勝過
"They've offered me £1,000." "I'm afraid we can't top that." 「他們給我開價1000英鎊。」「恐怕我們不能再高過這個價了。」
She topped my suggestion with an even better one of her own. 她自己提出了一個建議,甚至比我的還好。

top verb (KILL)

top yourself UK slang

to kill yourself

自殺

top-prefix

uk /tɒp-/ us /tɑːp-/

used with many different words to mean "best"

(與許多單詞連用)最好的,一流的
a top-class athlete 一流運動員
top-ranking officers 高級官員

(Translation of “top” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)